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News24 | COALITION NATION | Gauteng cabinet announcement delayed amid PGU teething problems
Friday Jun 21 2024 19:06:49
Teething problems in the newly formed provincial government of unity (PGU) have delayed the announcement of a cabinet in Gauteng.
News24 | 'Made all the right points', 'just more rhetoric': Political parties weigh in on Ramaphosa's speech
Wednesday Jun 19 2024 22:15:21
President Cyril Ramaphosa, in his acceptance speech, called on political parties to stop "bickering" and work together for the "aspirations” of South Africans. Political party leaders have given the speech mixed reviews.
News24 | City of Johannesburg, City Power to appeal order to settle R1.073bn Eskom debt
Friday Jun 21 2024 17:19:21
The City of Johannesburg and City Power believe critical aspects of their evidence presented to the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg were not fully considered before they were ordered to pay City Power's R1.073 billion debt to Eskom.
News24 | Judge rules Mkhwebane’s contempt action against Gcaleka is irregular step, sets it aside
Friday Jun 21 2024 16:01:16
Removed Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's application for her successor, Kholeka Gcaleka, to be jailed for alleged contempt has been set aside as an irregular step by the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, which ordered she pay costs.
News24 | How IEC commissioner Nomsa Masuku allegedly handed nephews a bursary
Friday Jun 21 2024 15:51:25
Nomsa Masuku, an Electoral Commission of South Africa commissioner, stands accused of diverting scholarship money to unqualified recipients, including two members of her own family.
News24 | 'Baseless and irrational': Stormers boss joins fight to save Wilgenhof residence
Thursday Jun 20 2024 09:54:24
Stormers CEO Johan le Roux has thrown his weight behind the campaign to stop Stellenbosch University from closing Wilgenhof men's residence, which has been at the centre of an ongoing storm over its past initiation practices.
News24 | Jan Gerber | Can this new Parliament effectively exercise oversight, or is it a mirage?
Thursday Jun 20 2024 20:57:04
The landmark 2024 election results provided a shakeup in South African politics. It will also profoundly alter the way Parliament has been working, but the question of whether the institution can effectively exercise oversight remains, writes parliamentary reporter Jan Gerber.
News24 | Rand nears strongest level in almost a year as market awaits Ramaphosa's GNU Cabinet
Friday Jun 21 2024 16:45:35
Citadel Global director Bianca Botes says though uncertainty remains about the GNU's Cabinet composition, the rand is staying on a firmer footing as investor optimism continues.
News24 | Sibusiso Zitha allegedly assaulted another ex-girlfriend 2 years before Pastry Princess' murder
Friday Jun 21 2024 17:58:43
Almost two years before the murder of his girlfriend, Thembekile Letlape also known as the Pastry Princess, Sibusiso Zitha allegedly violently assaulted another woman, an ex-girlfriend.
News24 | 'Family owners overstay their welcome': Ackermans' Pick n Pay move hailed as key shift in SA trend
Friday Jun 21 2024 14:14:24
Ackerman Investment Holdings, the family's holding company, will reduce their voting control to below 50% after a planned rights offer is completed. Other tycoons have also given up their grip on the companies they founded.
News24 | Stick chuffed with new-look Bok backline: 'Edwill a similar style of player to Cheslin or Kurt-Lee'
Friday Jun 21 2024 17:44:12
Springbok assistant coach Mzwandile Stick is excited about the balance of the team's backline for Saturday's Test against Wales at Twickenham in London.
News24 | Saturday's weather: Fog, rain expected in some regions, but fine, cool conditions for most of SA
Friday Jun 21 2024 18:35:07
The South African Weather Service has forecast morning fog patches, partly cloudy conditions and light rain in some provinces, but it will be fine and cool for most of the country.
News24 | Pension fund industry faces 'critical' two-pot admin, but Ramaphosa must sign bill first
Friday Jun 21 2024 17:00:27
Retirement fund administrators have said they cannot amend their fund rules to accommodate the two-pot system until the Pension Fund Amendment Bill becomes law.
News24 | 'I am happy,' says former eThekwini mayor Mxolisi Kaunda as he embraces new NCOP role
Friday Jun 21 2024 14:31:20
Former eThekwini mayor Mxolisi Kaunda is looking forward to his new role after the ANC appointed him to the National Council of Provinces.
News24 | Caxton threatens to take Media24 to the Competition Commission
Friday Jun 21 2024 14:23:41
Caxton wants to take Media24 to the Competition Commission over plans to close five print newspapers and sell its distribution and community newspaper arms.
News24 | Public works department launches court bid to evict homeless around Castle of Good Hope
Friday Jun 21 2024 14:19:06
The national Department of Public Works has launched an eviction application to have the homeless living near the Castle of Good Hope in Cape Town's CBD removed.
News24 | End of a killer's spree: Sentencing adjourned for Gauteng woman who killed two lovers and her son
Friday Jun 21 2024 13:42:29
The sentencing of Pamela Ncumisa Selani, a woman convicted of killing her two lovers and her teenage son and burying them in her yard, was delayed this morning when she claimed to have an upset stomach and the judge ordered that she be taken to the hospital.
News24 | Kurt-Lee pulls a Dupont in sensational return for Bulls: 'It's got to come from the player'
Friday Jun 21 2024 13:50:10
The Bulls' loss of one of the lynchpins to last weekend's URC semi win over Leinster, Willie le Roux, has been offset by the sensational return of winger Kurt-Lee Arendse from a cheekbone fracture.
News24 | Bed finally available at Fort England Psychiatric Hospital for son accused of stabbing mom
Friday Jun 21 2024 13:07:10
Nearly two years after his mother was stabbed multiple times and her apartment was set on fire, a Gqeberha man accused of her murder will finally go for psychiatric evaluation.
News24 | 'No time for celebration, our people are jobless': Eastern Cape Premier Mabuyane names new cabinet
Friday Jun 21 2024 13:01:19
Eastern Cape Premier Oscar Mabuyane announced his cabinet in Bhisho on Friday morning, appealing to his new team to double their efforts in improving the socio-economic conditions of the province's people.